Monthly Archives: June 2014

Staying healthy in the summer

Summer is a season that many people associate with being outdoors. Lying out by the pool or on the beach, taking long walks, going for a run, gardening, and grilling outdoors are just some leisurely activities that people do in … Continue reading

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Springtime in the garden of good and angry

This week’s guest blogger is author Meg Wilson, who lives in Maine and ordinarily blogs about the Appalachian Trail. Her middle-grade novel, Crappy New Year, follows Tess Amory’s extraordinary new life after losing her father to cancer. Please visit … Continue reading

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When the cancer journey meets Hollywood

It is not uncommon to turn on your TV to a new show or movie featuring a character facing a cancer diagnosis. Think of the shows The Big C and Chasing Life or the movies 50/50, The Bucket List, and … Continue reading

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What my dad’s melanoma taught me about sun safety

For as long as I have known my father, he has had a large square-shaped scar on his left temple. Before I was born, he had Stage 3 melanoma on the side of his face as well as on the … Continue reading

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